Library Events Calendar

Wednesday, October 11 2017

Time Items
All day
10:00 am
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesdays – Babes in the Library
Rhymes, tickles, bounces, and songs suitable for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers.

Drop-in children’s programs start at 10:00 am in the Friends Place Meeting Room. Programs run weekly from Sept 11 – Oct 21 and Oct 31 – Dec 2. Siblings are welcome!

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Nursery rhymes,creative play, short stories, songs and books for toddlers 18 months to 36 months and their caregivers. 

*This is a drop-in program. Siblings always welcome.

5:00 pm
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Parents and children (aged 5—12) have a snack and speak English as they learn together.  Families will work on English conversation, reading, computer and other skills they want to improve.  Free.
Priority given to newcomers.
You must pre-register for this class by calling 403-320-3133 or 403-320-4977 or by visiting the Read On offices, located in the Main Branch of the Lethbridge Public Library.

6:00 pm
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Do your kids love technology?
Are they in grades 4-6?

Sign them up for Mini-Tech Heads! This is a tech program that explores technology in all its forms including: circuits, basic coding, websaite design, game creation, robotics, and 3D printing.

Mini-Tech Heads is on a rotating schedule.

September 13: Coding games. Learn the ideas at the foundation of computer programming by playing games!
September 20: Game making in Scratch. Use MIT's drag and drop coding application to make your very own game!
September 27: Game making in Scratch continued.
October 4: Python basics. Advance into the real world, text based programming language of Python to make a simple program.
October 11: Python basics continued.
October 18: Mini-Tech Heads finale - build-a-code scavenger hunt.

This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.
Registration is FULL.

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you ever wondered…
What are the benefits and dangers of rough-and-tumble play? What motivates rough-and-tumble play? What is the connection between rough-and-tumble play and aggression? What does rough-and-tumble play have to do with gender expectations? What types of children are drawn to rough-and-tumble play?
This session will unpack these questions and look at how to create home and school environments that promote safety and development.

Presented by:
Dr. MacCormack
University of Lethbridge
Faculty of Education

This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.

Hosted by:
The Lethbridge Early Years Coalition 
(403) 715-4585

Calendar Legend

The Crossings Branch
Main Branch